November QCDD Monthly Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Chris Abbinanti
Good Morning!
Chris Abbinanti
Life's WORC has openings in Queens. Please contact Danielle Wellington, dwellington@lifesworc.org or myself cabbinanti@lifesworc.org 516-741-9000 ext 8640
Kate Hoy (she/her) | AHRC NYC
Good Morning, Queens Council.AHRC NYC has education advocacy services for students with OPWDD eligibility in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. Do you have questions or concerns about your child's IEP and special education services? Submit a referral: https://forms.office.com/r/3feAs3CBac You can also email Educational.Advocacy@ahrcnyc.org to receive a link to the referral form. Questions? Contact: Katherine.Hoy@ahrcnyc.org
Nicole Riccio
YAI has availability for the services below. For additional information, please contact LINK at link@yai.org.Caregiver Training: SexualityCrisis InterventionEmergency Respite ReimbursementFamily ReimbursementParent Training: Parents with Special Needs
Nicole Riccio
CSIDD: Crisis Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (212.273.6300) - M, Bx, QnsFree Workshops for families and professionalsFree psychological, psychosocial, and autism evaluations - Bk, Bx, M, Qns, SIISchool: International Academy of Hope (iHOPE) - visit yai.org/iHOPE to submit an inquirySchool: Manhattan Star Academy - visit yai.org/MSA to submit an inquirySelf Advocacy Group for Adults with I/DDSelf Direction Broker ServicesSupported Employment Services
Hi allPeter ColemanOUTREACHCare Design NYAvailable for presentations and eventsCDNY continues to have openings for Care Management in Queens. General #: 518-235-1888 to begin services.To contact me:518-580-3642pcoleman@caredesignny.org
Jenny Young (ACA/NY)
Good Morning, my name is Jenny Young, Outreach Coordinator, at ACA/NY. Feel free to contact me directly at Jenny.young@myacany.org/ 646-765-0668 to discuss our unique supports provided for families in our pre-enrollment process into ACA/NY CCO (Care Coordination Organization) We can assist with applying for OPWDD eligibility, scheduling/completing Psych/ Social/Telehealth Medical evals/ADOS assessments, when applicable, and obtaining Medicaid for enrollment into our CCO for Care Management services. We also have a Specialized Admissions Coordinator who can help navigate more complex enrollment cases, Cultural Liaisons who speak Cantonese, Mandarin, and other languages, as well as a Linkage Admissions Coordinator who will assist with linking people with healthcare needs prior to being enrolled. Let us know if you have any questions as we are here to support you! Thank you!
Paola Martinez Boone
Good morning, NY Lawyers provides FREE legal services for individuals with disabilities. We represent individuals and we also work to improve systems. Please check NYLPI's recent lawsuit on behalf of Riders with disabilities against the MTA to close the gap between subway trains and the platform. The class-action lawsuit is brought on behalf of riders who are blind or use a wheelchair, represented by New York Lawyers for the Public Interest. Read more about it here https://www.thecity.nyc/2022/10/25/23422853/riders-disabilities-sue-lawsuit-mta-gap-subway-train-platform
Arianne Munford
Queens Centers for Progress has openings in their Day Habilitation program. Please contact Simone Davis the Intake Coordinator.Phone: (718) 380-3000 Ext. 362Email: ADavis@QueensCP.Orghttps://www.queenscp.org/
Jennifer Corcino (she/her/ella)
Good Morning,YAI- QUEENS Crisis Intervention continues to support Queens residences with In-Home Behavioral Management, short term counseling, and OPWDD Eligibility. To obtain additional information please reach out to - queenscrisisintervention@yai.org. Thank you!
Good morningThis is Mr. Sinha from AABR and Secretary of QCDD. A big thank you to all those who attended the annual conference.At ASBR, we have several openings at two of our site based day habilitation programs. One is in St. Albans and the other is on Rockaway Boulevard. Kindly contact me at 347-582-8987 or email me atgsinha@aabr.orgIf you have any individuals looking for a day program.
Rachel Plakstis- Amerikids
Good Morning Everyone! Thanks Josie for taking the meeting. AMERIKIDS is taking applications for in home support (Home Attendant, OT, PT and ST) for children ages 3-17. Email Rplakstis@americareny.com or call 917-202-0123
Paola Martinez Boone
Council Hearing on transportation-The City Council Committee on Education and Committee on Oversight and Investigations will be holding a hearing on “School Bus Transportation Services” on November 21st at 10:00am, with public testimony likely to begin at 12:00pm or later. AFC will be testifying, and we thought that some of you might be interested as well. This is a great opportunity for parents, shelter providers, and others who work with students in temporary housing to make your voices heard about the challenges students in shelter face in getting reliable bus service.To register to testify in person or via Zoom, go to https://council.nyc.gov/testify/. Attached are some tips for people who haven’t testified before but are interested in trying it, along with some more specific guidance for how to sign up.
Kate Gottlieb - ADAPT Community Network
Project Connect is ADAPT Community Network’s Information and Referral line. We serve individuals in all five boroughs.Project Connect: 877-827-2666Email: projectconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.orgWe are presenting a webinar November 10th, 10-11:30am :The Roadmap to OPWDD Eligibility and Supports and ServicesPlease contact familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org or 718-436-7979 x704 for registration.
Rachel Plakstis- Amerikids
Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities Children’s Committee- Next Meeting December 13thTOPIC: Supports for Behavioral & Emotional Health for Kids & Youth with I/DD With RueZalia Watkins from Vibrant! Emotional Health and representatives from Region 4 START/CSIDDContact: Kate HoyKatherine.Hoy@ahrcnyc.orgRachel Plakstisrplakstis@americareny.com
Information on Capital Funding/Application-Housing Projects Patricia.Downes@opwdd.ny.gov or Alexander.S.Brooks@opwdd.ny.gov or 518-473-1973
Health Care Worker Bonus Call Center 866-682-0077
Tom McAlvanah
Bye all...feel better Josie
Kate Hoy (she/her) | AHRC NYC
Thank you, Josie. Take care everyone.
Jenny Young (ACA/NY)
Thank you Josie. Have a great Day!!
Melissa Levin
AHRC NYC Queens EBS Train and Earn (18-24 yrs old) current openings for our 16 week training in janitorial services. Hands-on stipended training and paid ($18) internship. No, the person does not have to get a job in the janitorial field. It is a wonderful training and placement opportunity. please contact Melissa.levin@ahrcnyc.org or Francesca.nargentino@ahrcnyc.org
Jennifer Corcino (she/her/ella)
thank you Chrystal
Link to Strategic Plan https://opwdd.ny.gov/statewide-comprehensive-507-plan
Updated Covid 19 Guidance September 2022 https://opwdd.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2022/09/revised-protocols-for-the-implementation-of-isolation-and-quarantine-september-14-2022.pdf